Careers News

Compass Career News 

Here's a summary of the latest Career News, with the full Careers Newsletters being attached below.

Items in the 5 February 2021 Career News

  • What can the Career Advisor can assist you with?
  • Tax File Number (TFN)
  • University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT)
  • Tuckwell Scholarship 2022
  • SAE Qantm Creative Media Institute
  • Career as an Astronomer
  • Meet Australia’s flying Vet
  • Cybersecurity Courses offered in Victoria in 2021

Items in the 12 February 2021 Career News

  • News from Deakin University
    • New Commerce/Communication Double Degrees
    • Marine Studies at Deakin
    • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
    • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • New Bachelor of Business Innovation and Enterprise at RMIT
  • Studying Business at Victoria University
  • What does a Meteorologist do?
  • Skills Spiderweb
  • Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Remedial Massage Courses in Victoria in 2021
  • Universities in Western Australia

University of Melbourne Hansen Scholarship Program

The Hansen Scholarship Program brings together a package of benefits for high-achieving students who may otherwise struggle financially to access higher education. It is open to Year 12 students planning on applying to enter an Undergraduate degree at University of Melbourne in 2022. Applications close 3pm 11 March 2021. For more information about this scholarship opportunity, please see the attached Uni of Melbourne document and website here. 



RMIT Bendigo Flight Training Information Sessions: Back for 2021

Parents and students are again welcome to visit RMIT’s pilot training facility at the Bendigo airport. Anyone considering studying to be a pilot can come out to the hangar at Bendigo to see our facilities and meet our instructors who will explain how the program works. The timeslots for student and parent visits are between 3-5pm each Wednesday and Saturday throughout the school year


RMIT offers an Associate Degree in Aviation (Professional Pilots) and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Aviation) as Aviation qualifications. Students can study at the Bendigo facility (Associate Degree only) or at Point Cook near Melbourne where the pilot training is conducted from the Royal Australian Air Force base. Flight Training open days will also be held at Bendigo and Point Cook this year. For more info about RMIT Bendigo Flight Training click here and to attend an information session book here.

Australian Defence Force Academy Information Session: Wednesday 17 February, 6pm 

Study for a UNSW degree and graduate as an Officer in the Australian Defence Force. Would you like the opportunity to undertake military training while earning a degree? All without debt – in fact, ADF will pay you! Join this virtual info session to speak with current serving military personnel and learn more about the Australian Defence Force Academy. Registration to attend this ADFA info session found here.

World Education Program (WEP) Student Exchange Information Session: Wednesday 17 February, 6pm

Imagine making friends from all over the world, learning about yourself and the world around you and seeing sights you could only dream of! Find out more about your student exchange opportunities at WEP’s online info session. To register for this webinar click here.

Navy Careers Virtual Information Session – Monday 22 February at 8:30pm

For a career with adventure, travel and a lifestyle like no other, consider joining the Navy. Consider a dynamic and fulfilling career working alongside like-minded, expertly trained personnel as a member of the Royal Australian Navy. Speak with serving members about career opportunities at our upcoming virtual info session. 


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Upcoming webinars organised by Crimson Education 

  • How to get into Harvard: Expert Insights from a former Harvard Admissions Officer – Saturday 20 February at 10am 

Are you an Australian student aiming to study at Harvard or a top US college? Learn from Former Harvard and UCBerkley Admissions Officer and Harvard graduate Devery Doran, to learn to create a strong profile for the US University Application to outshine the competition and make a memorable impression on Admission Officers. For more info and to register click here.  

  • The importance of Extracurriculars for top US & UK University Admission – Saturday 27 February at 11am

Join this webinar hosted by Harvard Graduate, United Nations Consultant, Lecturer, and Extracurricular Mentor Jeffrey Lamb to gain insights into the importance of extracurriculars for top US and UK university admissions. For more info and to register click here.


Clarissa Jacques

Careers & Pathways Coordinator